03 Jul '12, 5pm

Indigenous tribes occupy Belo Monte dam for over 10 days

Brazil’s environmental leadership at risk, warn scientists (06/26/2012) The Brazilian government is putting its global environmental leadership at risk by ignoring scientific concern on large infrastructure projects and changes in the country's forest laws, warned an association of more than 1,200 tropical scientists gathering last week in Bonito, Brazil on the heels of the disappointing Rio+20 Earth Summit. Photo: Human canvas on Rio beach protests Brazil's dam-building spree in the Amazon (06/20/2012) Nearly 1500 people formed a human banner on a beach in Rio de Janeiro today to protest plans to build dozens of dams in the Amazon basin, reports Amazon Watch, an NGO campaigning against Brazil's controversial Belo Monte dam. Protesters dig canal through Belo Monte dam in Brazil (Photos) (06/16/2012) In an symbolic protest of the giant Belo Monte Dam, Friday morning some 30...

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